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Housing Policy Briefs

Community Development, Federal News, Housing Policy Briefs, Reports and Publications
December 06, 2017
RCLCO Real Estate Advisors
RCLCO’s 3rd Quarter report notes that multifamily supply and demand appear to be reaching a balance, however, vacancy rates remain below average nationwide.
Community Development, Housing Policy Briefs
December 06, 2017
Sustainable CT
Sustainable CT has officially launched its new voluntary certification program, along with a website featuring information and resources to support and recognize thriving and resilient communities.
Affordable Housing, Announcements, Community Development, Homelessness, Housing Policy Briefs
December 06, 2017
Regional Plan Association
Regional Plan Association (RPA), launched its Fourth Regional Plan, a comprehensive document analyzing the tri-state region, and identifying policy recommendations to moving the region forward.
Affordable Housing, Community Development, Homelessness, Housing Policy Briefs, Reports and Publications, State News
November 29, 2017
Partnership for Strong Communities (PSC)
Learn more about Connecticut’s housing landscape and how the state is addressing challenges.
Affordable Housing, Community Development, Homelessness, Housing Policy Briefs
November 29, 2017
Partnership for Strong Communities (PSC)
The experiences of our new Policy Analyst, Liz Roberts, led her to recognizing the important role that safe and affordable housing plays in the strength of a community.
Affordable Housing, Community Development, Housing Policy Briefs, Reports and Publications
November 08, 2017
Freddie Mac
A new Freddie Mac analysis finds a widening gap between the supply of affordable rental units and increasing demand, identifying very low-income households as those being the most adversely impacted.
Affordable Housing, Community Development, Federal News, Housing Policy Briefs
November 08, 2017
Make Room and US Senate
In October, the U.S. Senate passed a resolution acknowledging the severity of the nation’s rental affordability crisis and designating September 2017 and 2018 as “National Month for Renters.”
Affordable Housing, Community Development, Housing Policy Briefs, Reports and Publications
November 08, 2017
Connecticut Fair Housing Center
New Connecticut Fair Housing Center report finds zoning practices disproportionately impact the production of affordable housing units in municipalities, resulting in racial segregation.
Community Development, Federal News, Housing Policy Briefs
November 08, 2017
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)
HUD recently released a new interactive online tool allowing users to view HUD investments in communities across the U.S.
Affordable Housing, Community Development, Housing Policy Briefs
November 08, 2017
Shipman & Goodwin
Shipman & Goodwin has published an alert summarizing and analyzing the 2017 amendments to the Affordable Housing Land Use Appeals Act (§ 8-30g).